Ethnomedicinal plants and their active compound for anticancer therapy
Sharwan Kumar Srivastava
Traditional medicine plays an important role in health care provision in the developing countries. The aim of the present investigation was to document the indigenous medicinal plants traditionally used by Tharu tribe of Davipatan division of U.P. to treat various types of cancer. In the present study total 20 plant species were used by the tharu community to treat various types of cancer. The information collected from the tribal community suggests that tribal traditions may have much to contribute to the therapeutic armamentarium.